Carolyn J. Nielsen, 87


Carolyn J. Nielsen, 87 years of Fremont, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, at Dunklau Gardens
in Fremont. She was born on Sept. 7, 1935, in Leigh to J. Henry and Bessie (Novotny) Miller.
Carolyn was raised in Leigh until she moved to Fremont in 1946. She graduated Fremont High School in
1953. Carolyn married Lee Nielsen on January 14, 1955, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont. She was employed by J.C. Penney and Don Peterson & Associates.
She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Fremont and the Women Of Faith group.
Carolyn is survived by her grandchildren, Jessie (Vinnie) Krikac and children Calum and Katelyn of
Lincoln; Chris (Mary Jane) Nielsen of Omaha, Tara (Brad) League and children Cameron, Grace
and Cody of Waterloo, Spencer Nielsen and son Grayson of Fremont; and many nieces and
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lee; sons, Timothy Nielsen and Randy Nielsen;
sisters, Marlene Keyes, MaryAnn Cate, and Jeanette Mather.
Memorial Service will be 10:30 a.m.., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in
Fremont. Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 27 , from 5 to 7 p.m. at Moser Memorial Chapel in
Fremont. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church.
Burial will take place at Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be left at:
Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.